Category: South Jersey

SPADEA: Governor Murphy is right to investigate back room boss Norcross

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ Governor Murphy is an unlikely champion of taxpayers for sure. He’s raised taxes throughout his first couple years as Governor and is promising more. Still, he is absolutely within his Read More

As EDA fight rages, new study finds Camden is New Jersey’s most dangerous city

CAMDEN, N.J. – The war over Economic Development Authority (EDA) tax credit oversight features the powerful Camden County Democrat Machine pitted against Governor Phil Murphy’s state-wide organization; the intra-party conflict is also shining a hard light on the well-being of Read More

A.C.’s Senator is furious after Murphy kills late night NJ Transit trains

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Murphy Administration temporarily mothballed the AC-Philly rail line late last year.  This week, NJ Transit announced that it’s ending late night trains to Atlantic City effective May 12th when the line reopens. The latest train Read More

Did Van Drew really not try at fundraising? His FEC disclosure raises doubts.

By Matt Rooney _ Freshman Congressman Jeff Van Drew (D, NJ-02) really crapped the bed with his Q1 fundraising, Save Jerseyans, hauling in only $120,556 when fellow Freshman Mikie Sherrill (D, NJ-11) and Andy Kim (D, NJ-03) raised over half Read More

Wildwood will continue playing Kate Smith on the Boardwalk

WILDWOOD, N.J. – One of New Jersey’s legendary beach resorts will continue to play Kate Smith’s legendary rendition of ‘God Bless America’ every morning on the Boardwalk. On Monday, Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano told 1210 WPHT’s Dom Giordano that his Read More

ELECTION 2020: Citing socialist threat, Richter forms committee to explore challenging Van Drew in NJ-2

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former Hill International CEO David Richter took a step closer to a formal congressional bid on Tuesday by announcing the formation of an exploratory committee. “New Jersey is quickly becoming a one-party state, and that party continues Read More

Unlike Trenton, Republican-run N.J. counties are controlling spending | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ New Jersey’s fiscal crisis is deepening as the FY 2020 budget process limps along at the State House. Wasteful spending is rising, income tax revenue is grinding to a halt, and the will for structural reform Read More

New candidate enters LD8 GOP primary fray

LUMBERTON, N.J. – There’s another candidate on the field for June’s Republican primary in the  8th Legislative District. On Saturday, 46-year-old attorney Jason Huf announced his candidacy for one of the two Assembly seats on the ballot this cycle. Huf Read More